| Jan 19, 2013
| 9:31 PM
After arriving in Washington, D.C., piccolo player Nichole Anderson and some of her band friends decided to get as close to the Capitol Building as they could to get a glimpse of where they will play in the biggest performance of their lives.
| Feb 7, 2013
| 3:39 PM
What's cute and furry and has a name only a paleontologist could love?
A tiny theoretical creature dubbed the hypothetical placental mammal ancestor is stealing the hearts of some evolutionary biologists -- and annoying others -- as it raises new debate...
| Jan 11, 2013
| 11:02 AM
They may be long extinct, but dinosaurs came to life today for elementary school students.
The Virginia Museum of Natural History's dinosaur exhibit opened for Martinsville kids Friday.
It's full of bones and full cast models of reptiles and animals...
| Dec 21, 2012
| 11:54 PM
I counted at least 21 vultures roosting atop the trees and power lines of that creepy property. It was kind of cool; reminded me of big bird sentinels standing guard outside a haunted house. — Passing By, El Centro
What we didn’t know about...
| Dec 3, 2012
| 11:57 AM
The holidays are here before you know it and often gone before you've had a chance to sample any of the wonderful seasonal offerings. Taking a day trip to any of these destinations will provide a quick cup of cheer.
Shadrack's Christmas Light...
| Nov 30, 2012
| 11:12 AM
DEARBORN, Mo. -- "I think we're going to have a pretty good Christmas," Cindy Hill joked Friday, just minutes after a Missouri lottery official announced that Hill and her family had won half of the record $587.5 million Powerball jackpot.
| Nov 28, 2012
| 8:05 PM
Last March, when the people of America were drooling at the thought of winning a record $656 million Mega Millions jackpot, we poured an icy bucket of mathematical reality over your head: You weren't going to win.
And you didn't. Three winning tickets...
| Jan 12, 2012
| 4:33 PM
The Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County says that 'Becoming Los Angeles,' a new exhibit on the region's history and ecology, will open in December. It's part of a gradual, $135-million makeover of the Exposition Park museum....
| Jan 24, 2012
| 4:35 PM
An exhibit making its way to the Elgin Public Museum of Natural History and Anthropology will focus on tattoos in American culture. The traveling exhibit …...
| Dec 11, 2010
Usually, a fall road trip to Gainesville involves a visit to the Swamp for a football game involving the mighty Florida Gators.
But the Gators aren't so mighty this year, and the stadium on the University of Florida campus was quiet when I was in town...
| Mar 5, 2012
| 4:39 PM
Today we did a double take at this shot of a two-headed turtle on display in Ukraine. The animal also has two hearts, six legs and a single intestine. "Strictly speaking it isn't a tortoise with two heads, but rather two conjoined tortoises," zoologist...